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Wild life

Africa’s empty vastness has vanished under the concrete of the present day

23 October 2021

9:00 AM

23 October 2021

9:00 AM

Kenya

 

When I was a child in Kenya, the road from the Indian Ocean up to Nairobi was still a dirt track, with the way frequently blocked by a rhino or large herds of elephant. A few decades later, the route has two railways and the road is an unbroken column of lorries heading all the way to the Congo.

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